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Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room


The Model Colony History Room was established in the Ontario City Library in 1970. The room contains non-circulating materials concerning the social, economic and governmental history of Ontario and the western region of San Bernardino County.

Materials available in the Model Colony History Room include: manuscripts, photographs, documents, maps, local school yearbooks, news clippings, Ontario city directories, and phone books. Many of these materials date back to 1882 when George Chaffey and William Chaffey founded Ontario, the "Model Colony."

Check out the Model Colony Collections and the Special Collections Finding Aids.

Contact Information:

Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
Ontario City Library
215 East "C" Street
Ontario, CA 91764-4111
Telephone: (909) 395-2206
Fax: (909) 395-2043
localhistory@ontarioca.gov

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Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Cloyd E. Louis
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Description : Footage of the destruction in the Long Beach area after the Long Beach Earthquake, March 10, 1933. Also discusses two theories on what causes earthquakes. Source : 2 Reels of 2: Film: 16mm (mixed reversal and tinted print) Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
Topics: Long Beach (Calif.), home movie, californialightandsound, Long Beach (Calif.) -- History,...
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
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Description : This is a scanned copy of a glass plate negative with the text of a song sung by Chaffey College or Chaffey High School students, called "A Chaffey Song." The song was likely published in an early annual for either the college or the later high school. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (3.4 x 4 in.) Call Number : gpn_041 Files were created by Ontario City Library and preserved by the California Preservation Program .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Robert Allen Productions
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Description : Footage of various people and places in Ontario, California. Filming took place over the course of one week in the spring of 1947 by cameraman Martin Rhode for Robert Allen Productions. Several local residents appear in the film and locations include the Daily Report, KOCS Radio, Euclid Avenue, the Chaffey Plunge, Exchange Orange Products (Sunkist), General Electric Hotpoint plant, and Ontario International Airport. After filming was complete, the community was invited to watch...
Topics: californialightandsound, Ontario (Calif.), Ontario (Calif.) -- History, Rhode, Martin
Description : Footage of Ontario's annual All States Picnic and Parade during its heyday in the 1950s. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of...
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, All States Picnic (Ontario, Calif.), Ontario (Calif.),...
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by General Electric Company
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Description : Film illustrating the Calrod element manufactured by General Electric's Hotpoint Works plant in Ontario, California. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
Topics: General Electric Company, Ontario (Calif.), californialightandsound
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Description : Footage of the 1956 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California held annually on New Year's Day. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for...
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, Tournament of Roses, Parades--California--Pasadena,...
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Cloyd E. Louis
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Description : Footage of various places in Southern California and Mexico. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm (reversal original) Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Call Number : 979.495 LIF Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
Topics: San Pedro (Calif.), californialightandsound, home movie, Ventura (Calif.), Santa Barbara (Calif.),...
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Miller, Norman
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Description : In celebration of Ontario's 1891-1991 centennial of cityhood, a look back at Ontario's colorful past. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Rights are owned by the Ontario Centennial Committee. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Miller, Norman, ontariocitylibrary, Ontario (Calif.)--History, Ontario...
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
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Description : Footage of neighborhood children and adults engaged in play and various other activities. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of...
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, California, Southern, Family life, home movie
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Braverman Productions
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Description : Miscellaneous footage of events held at Ontario Motor Speedway, likely used for promotional advertising. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Ontario Motor Speedway Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for...
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, Braverman Productions, Automobiles, Racing, Stock cars...
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Mitchell, Archie
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Description : Educational film highlighting historically significant aspects of Ontario, California, created by Archie Mitchell, a lifelong Ontario resident, attorney and former municipal judge. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,...
Topics: Ontario (Calif.), Mitchell, Archie, californialightandsound, home movie
Description : Film footage of Disneyland in 1957, two years after its opening. Footage also includes a "trip east." Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
Topics: Disneyland (Calif.), Anaheim (Calif.), californialightandsound
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Thomas, William O.
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Description : Film footage of the annual All States Picnic and Parade held in Ontario, California on Euclid Avenue to celebrate the 4th of July. Note on original container: "All States Parades - 1950? + other (Denham - 965 W. "J" St.)" Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by...
Topics: Thomas, William O., Ontario (Calif.), californialightandsound, home movie
Description : Footage of drivers and races held at Ontario Motor Speedway. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research....
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, Automobiles, Racing, Ontario (Calif.), Documentary
Description : Filmed footage of various southern California locations including the California desert, Lake Arrowhead, and Calico Ghost Town from the mid 1950s. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing...
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, Deserts--California, Southern, Calico Mountains...
Description : Miscellaneous footage of southern California during the 1950s. Footage includes Ontario's All States Picnic and Mt. Baldy. Note on original container: "July 4th 1955, All States Picnic Parade -- June 9-14th [Marge] + Ralph on leave 1955 -- Covina snaps Yuccas Mt Baldy -- Betty + baby our neighbors" Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title...
Topics: Ontario (Calif.), Mount Baldy (Calif.), californialightandsound, home movie
Alternate Title : Capturing moments in time Description : This short film documents Governor Bill Clinton's campaign stop in Ontario in July of 1992. The film contains a short interview with Ontario Mayor James Fatland while waiting for the governor's arrival at Ontario Internation Airport as well as the governor's speech at John Galvin Park. After the rally there is footage of then Governor Clinton playing softball at the park with local citizens. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape...
Topics: californialightandsound, Miller, Norman, ontariocitylibrary, Robinson, Carol, Fatland, James,...
Description : This reel of film offers footage of Lytle Creek, San Diego, Mexico, and Chinatown, as well as some other California destinations. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks....
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, California, Southern, Parades and...
Description : This recording shows late 1930s color footage of California flowers, citrus groves, workers picking oranges, recreation on California beaches including Santa Monica, Balboa, Santa Monica's famous Ocean Park, Laguna Beach, La Jolla, and also footage of the San Diego Zoo. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its...
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, Citrus fruits--California, Citrus fruit...
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Description : Reel contains footage of various people. Includes footage of the 1946 and 1947 Tournament of Roses Parade held annually in Pasadena, California. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing...
Topics: Tournament of Roses, Pasadena (Calif.), californialightandsound, home movieP
Description : Miscellaneous footage of southern California, Phoenix, and Las Vegas in the 1950s. Note on original container: "Palm Springs -- Store Easter -- The Hafers -- Phoenix -- Mojave Desert -- Flowers and Las Vegas 1958" Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or...
Topics: California, Southern, Las Vegas (Nev.), Phoenix (Ariz.), californialightandsound, home movie
Description : Film footage of northern California in 1960. Note on original container: "Our Trip North March 1960 - Solvang -- San Francisco -- Sacramento -- Tahoe -- [Aquaco] Valley -- Las Vegas -- Phoenix" Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements,...
Topics: California, northern, San Francisco (Calif.), Sacramento (Calif.), Las Vegas (Nev.), Phoenix...
Description : Film footage of Ontario's Diamond Jubilee, a week-long event celebrating Ontario's 75th anniversary, which took place April 30 to May 5, 1957. Film also contains footage of the 1957 All States Picnic and Parade, Ontario's annual 4th of July celebration. Note on original container: "75th Jubilee + Part of 4th July 19576 -- Uncle Tom gaga -- Lois Toni steak dinner 1957" Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright...
Topics: Ontario (Calif.), californialightandsound, home movie
Description : Footage of a truck accident, a snow storm, Palm Springs and Wrightwood. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and...
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, Palm Springs (Calif.), Wrightwood (Calif.), home movie
Description : Black and white film footage of northern California including San Francisco, likely from the 1930s. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for...
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, San Francisco (Calif.), California, Northern, home...
Description : Miscellaneous film footage of southern California in 1955, including the Tournament of Roses Parade and the San Gabriel Canyon. Note on original container: "Floats Jan 3 - 55 -- Birthday party + our home April 13 -55 -- Easter store April 1955 -- San Gabriel Canyon May 1955" Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In...
Topics: Pasadena (Calif.), Tournament of Roses, San Gabriel Canyon (Calif.), californialightandsound, home...
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Cloyd E. Louis
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Alternate Title: Color #3 Description : Footage of an oil well fire (Long Beach?), a parade, and Death Valley at Christmastime. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, Ontario (Calif.), Oil wells, Oil wells--Fires and fire...
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Cloyd E. Louis
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Description : Footage of various California missions and Catalina Island from the late 1930s. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education...
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, Santa Catalina Island (Calif.), Missions--California,...
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by General Electric Company
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Description : Industrial film demonstrating the Ingersoll production line, made popular by Henry Ford, in use at General Electric's Hotpoint Works flatiron manufacturing plant in Ontario, California. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,...
Topics: General Electric Company, Ontario (Calif.), californialightandsound
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Ontario City Library
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Description : Oral history interview of Harold Musser by Dr. Robert Collins, recorded at the Ontario City Library on February 3, 1978. Mr. Musser discusses the operation of the dairies in Chino and Ontario. He also discusses many of the pioneer families of Ontario and Upland. Note on original object: "Oral history interview of Harold Musser 2-3-78, dairyman, former owner of Shadygrove Dairies" Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection...
Topics: Musser, Harold, Collins, Dr. Robert, Ontario (Calif.), Upland (Calif.), Dairying--California,...
Description : Footage of the Rocky Mountains from the viewpoint of a small plane in the 1930s, and footage of the San Diego Zoo. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, San Diego Zoo, San Diego (Calif.), Rocky Mountains,...
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Cloyd E. Louis
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Description : Film footage of southern California in the 1930s Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or...
Topics: California, southern, californialightandsound, home movie
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Lagattuta, Bill
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Description : A short film on the history of Guasti, California and Galleano Winery in Mira Loma. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Rights are owned by Bill Lagattuta. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Lagattuta, Bill, Wine industry--California--History--20th century, Ontario...
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Ontario City Library
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Description :Oral history interview with Sanford Ballou. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Call Number : 921 Ballou Rights: Rights are owned by the City of Ontario. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the...
Topics: Ballou, Sanford, Collins, Dr. Robert, Ballou, Sanford, Ontario (Calif.), Ontario City Library,...
Description : This short film appears to demonstrate the manufacture of the bottom plate of the famous Hotpoint iron. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible...
Topics: californialightandsound, General Electric, Factories, Electric irons
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Braverman Productions
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Description : Footage filmed at the Ontario Motor Speedway in the early 1970s used for advertising. Shows racing, celebrities, and festivities held at the Ontario Motor Speedway. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Ontario Motor Speedway Collection, 1963-1980 Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and...
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, Braverman Productions, Automobiles, Racing, Stock cars...
Description : Footage of southern California, including the 1958 Tournament of Roses Parade. Note on original container: "Betty + Xmas tree -- Store Xmas -- Rose Parade 1958" Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and...
Topics: Pasadena (Calif.), Tournament of Roses, California, Southern, californialightandsound, home movie
Description : Footage of a snow-filled camping trip taken by Chaffey College students in the 1950s. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of...
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, California, Southern, home movie
Description : Miscellaneous footage of southern California in the 1950s, including San Diego Bay and Santa's Village in Lake Arrowhead. Note on original container: "San Diego Bay -- Santa's Village -- Maurice open house -- Norma's wedding -- Reception Ginny -- Jim Monroe + Gail -- Caliente Al + Ellen -- Trip to Caliente + steak at home" Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the...
Topics: California, southern, San Diego (Calif.), Lake Arrowhead (Calif.), californialightandsound, home...
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Ontario City Library
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Description : Harriet Chaffey Payne discusses the books she has written: Hand of God, Two Worlds Are Ours, That Other World, and Eternal Crucible. She discusses her work on the Manhattan Project and her work as a machinist. Note on original object: "Oral history interview of Mrs. Harriet Chaffey Payne, daughter of Charles Frances Chaffey and Margaret English Chaffey" Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Call Number : 921 Payne...
Topics: Payne, Harriet Chaffey, Collins, Dr. Robert, Manhattan Project (Organization) Ontario (Calif.),...
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Ontario City Library
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Series Title : Model Colony oral history collection Description : Moira Chaffey:Daughter of Ellsworth Chaffey. talks about name Ontario and how it came about. How her uncle came to Calif. talks about the Chaffey family. Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Finishline Productions
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Description : Footage of Ontario Motor Speedway, including an interview with drivers Al and Bobby Unser. Source : 2 Reels of 2: Film: 16mm Collection : Ontario Motor Speedway Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of...
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, Unser, Al, Sr., Unser, Bobby, Automobiles, Racing,...
Description : Filmed footage of Pioneertown and Caliente. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or...
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, Caliente (Calif.), Pioneertown (Calif.), home movie
Alternate Title: Citrus labels with Ray Soper Description : Raymond A. Soper, renowned citrus label historian and collector, shows samples of his extensive citrus box label collection. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy...
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, Citrus fruit industry--California--History,...
Description : Footage of the Hotpoint/General Electric annual sales conference, held in Ontario in 1941. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : The Hotpoint/General Electric Collection, 1911-1975 Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible...
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, General Electric, Ontario (Calif.), Educational
Description : Coverage of the 1992 Ontario All States Picnic and Parade. Includes interviews with public officials and community members. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and...
Topics: californialightandsound, Green, Dana, Ontario (Calif.)--History, Parades--California, Educational,...
Description : This reel of film offers footage of Lytle Creek, San Diego, Mexico, and Chinatown, as well as some other California destinations. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks....
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, Lytle Creek Canyon (Calif.), San Diego (Calif.),...
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Ontario City Library
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Description : A grandson of Charles Frankish, Mr. Stroh discusses his grandfather's contributions to early Ontario. Then Mr. Stroh discusses his life and various jobs he has held through the years. Note on original object: "Oral history interview of Conrad Stroh, businessman, reporter at large for the Daily Report, grandson of Frankish, prominent builder, land developer" Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Call Number : 921 Stroh...
Topics: Collins, Dr. Robert, Stroh, Conrad, Frankish, Charles, 1849-1925, Ontario (Calif.), Ontario City...
Note : Tracking issues throughout. Video abruptly begins and ends. Description : The annual California 500 race, held at Ontario Motor Speedway on September 3, 1972. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1 inch videotape Collection Title : Ontario Motor Speedway Collection Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
Topics: californialightandsound, Automobiles, Racing, Racetracks (Automobile racing), California
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
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Description : Oral history interviews with local Ontarians Dale Smith and Betty Hoppe Greska. The interviewees tell about how their families first came to Ontario. Interviews were conducted in 1991 for the city's centennial celebration. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Rights are owned by the Ontario Centennial Committee. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online....
Topics: californialightandsound, Smith, Dale, Greska, Betty Hoppe, Ontario (Calif.)--History, Educational
Additional Title : California 500, Ontario Motor Speedway, 46 Second Commercial Description : Radio advertisement for the annual California 500 race held at Ontario Motor Speedway. Collection Guide : Ontario Motor Speedway Collection Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and...
Topics: californialightandsound, Automobile racing, Racetracks (automobile racing), Fast lane. Open-wheel...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Mitchell, Archie
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Description : Film documenting the history, development, and purpose of the West End Superior Court in western San Bernardino County. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work...
Topics: San Bernardino County (Calif.), Mitchell, Archie, californialightandsound
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Collucci, Charles
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Description : An amateur recording by local resident Charles Collucci as he interviews former mayor Robert E. Ellingwood as they visit various locations around town. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Rights are owned by Charles Collucci. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
Topics: californialightandsound, Collucci, Charles, Ellingwood, Robert E., Ontario (Calif.)--History,...
Description : Video documenting the recognition of Ontario City Library by community partners, local officials, and volunteers on the library's 100th anniversary. Source : 2 Tapes of 2: 1/2 inch videotape Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights: Rights are owned by the Ontario Centennial Committee. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed...
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, Ontario (Calif.), Libraries--California--History
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Ontario City Library
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Series Title : Model Colony oral history collection Description : Came to Chino 1903. Ready for 8th grade, Miss Thatcher, teacher. Big brick school, Mr. Murphy, Principal. 1907 Mr. Lefter built telephone office. First telephone operators her mother appointed chief operator & her daughters including Mrs. Don Palmer. Chino's Old Opera house, used for graduations in Chino. Sun Aft. horse & buggy rides to Cucamonga. Bought 30 acres & had charge of 100 acres & leased Diamond Bar...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : 60 second interviews with Mario Andretti/AJ Foyt, Mark Donohue, and Bobby & Al Unser's mother, along with audio of racing drivers on the racetrack. Collection Guide : Ontario Motor Speedway Collection Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This...
Topics: californialightandsound, Automobile racing, Fast lane. Open-wheel racing, Racetracks (automobile...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Description : An event held at Ontario's General Electric Hotpoint Works. It could be a Quarter-Century Club celebration. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : The Hotpoint/General Electric Collection, 1911-1975 Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This...
Topics: californialightandsound, ontariocitylibrary, Ontario (Calif.), General Electric,...
Description : Audiotaped interview by Jim Todd of John S. Armstrong, founder of Armstrong Nurseries and the Armsley Square subdivision in Ontario, California. Collection Guide : John S. Armstrong Nursery Collection Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work...
Topics: Ontario (Calif.), Armstrong Nurseries (Ontario, Calif.), Armstrong, J.S. (John Samuel), 1865-1965,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : There are video dropouts and periodic tracking issues. The entire video is shot horizontally, perhaps done with a mirror and prism setup. Description : Footage from the inaugural California 500 automobile race, held at Ontario Motor Speedway on September 6, 1970. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1 inch videotape Collection Title : Ontario Motor Speedway Collection Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its...
Topics: californialightandsound, Automobiles, Racing
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Cramer, Howard A.
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Description : Audio portion of a photo essay on the California Missions. This photo essay was awarded the Pierre Woodman Memorial Award by the Euclid Avenue Camera Club in 1965. Collection Guide : Howard A. Cramer Slide Collection Rights : Rights are owned by the City of Ontario. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written...
Topics: californialightandsound, Missions -- California
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Description : Radio interview with Ontario mayor Howard Snider, broadcast on KCKC Radio on August 8, 1971. Collection Guide : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research....
Topics: Snider, Howard, KCKC Radio, 1971-08-08, Ontario (Calif.), californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Ontario City Library
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Series Title : Model Colony oral history collection Description : Karl Kaiser Sr.:just passing through when he was camping;came to Chaffey in 1923:Basketball coach at Chaffey High School for 37 yrs,retired in 1960. Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.) Call Number : gpn_335 Files were created by Ontario City Library and preserved by the California Preservation Program .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
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Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (3 x 4 in.) Call Number : gpn_108 Files were created by Ontario City Library and preserved by the California Preservation Program .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
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Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (3.5 x 4 in.) Call Number : gpn_042 Files were created by Ontario City Library and preserved by the California Preservation Program .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Ontario City Library
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Series Title : Model Colony oral history collection Description : Victor Murillo Ruiz: born 1925; Mexican-American heritage; early Ontario; Mexican contributions to Ontario; Ontario's fountain, grandfather helped built it;fight between the Mexicans and the Chinese & Hindus over women, chinese and hindus left to Los Angeles; contributions of Ignacid Lopez;Fidel Samaurano Sr., organized first grape pickers strike; Victor and relatives ran the Valencia Market on Sultana. Rights : Copyright...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Radio interview with local resident Alta Visnak on the history and background of the Christmas on Euclid nativity tableaux, created by sculptor Rudolf Vargas. The interview was aired on K-ASK Radio, Ontario, California in late 1965. Collection Guide : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements,...
Topics: Ontario (Calif.), Ontario (Calif.)--History, K-ASK Radio, Visnak, Alta, Riley, Jerry,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Cramer, Howard A.
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Description : This narration portion of a complete photo essay provides a 12 minute overview of Lassen Volcanic National Park. Collection Guide : Howard A. Cramer Slide Collection Rights : Rights are owned by the City of Ontario. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Lassen Volcanic National Park (Calif.), Lassen, Peter, 1800-1859
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Tracking issues and video dropout throughout. Video abruptly begins and ends. Portions of the tape shot in a horizontal view with aspect ratio maintained, perhaps done with mirror and prism setup. Description : Miller High Life 500 race (NASCAR), March 5, 1972. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1 inch videotape Collection Title : Ontario Motor Speedway Collection Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction...
Topics: californialightandsound, Automobiles, Racing, Stock cars (Automobiles), Stock car racing--United...
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Cramer, Howard A.
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Description : This item is the sound portion of a photo essay created by local citizen Howard A. Cramer. This 14 minute photo essay provides an overview of Death Valley National Monument (now a national park) with a discussion on the hardships endured by the Death Valley 49'ers. Collection Guide : Howard A. Cramer Slide Collection Rights : Rights are owned by the City of Ontario. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or...
Topics: californialightandsound, Death Valley '49ers, Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.), Death Valley National...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by KFIL Radio
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Description : Radio program broadcast on September 30, 1960 about nurseryman John S. Armstrong, founder of Armstrong Nurseries and the Armsley Square subdivision in Ontario, California. Collection Guide : John S. Armstrong Nursery Collection Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing...
Topics: Ontario (Calif.), Armstrong Nurseries (Ontario, Calif.), Armstrong, J.S. (John Samuel), 1865-1965,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Armstrong Nurseries (Ontario, Calif.)
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Description : Audiotaped interview with nurseryman John S. Armstrong, May 21, 1961. Collection Guide : John S. Armstrong Nursery Collection Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or...
Topics: Armstrong, J.S. (John Samuel), 1865-1965, Armstrong Nurseries (Ontario, Calif.),...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Ontario City Library
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Series Title : Model Colony oral history collection Description : Clara Price:parents born in Germany, left when they were infants;widow of assemblyman Fred Price;came to Ontario in 1909;first husband died, later married Mr. Price in 1928 in Salt Lake City, returned to Ontario;worked for Hotpoint for 25 years;Mr. Price owned gas station on B st.;how Mr. Price got into politics;first woman to vote. Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17,...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, californiarevealed
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Radio advertisement for the annual California 500 race held at Ontario Motor Speedway. Alternate Title : California 500 Radio Advertisement Collection Guide : Ontario Motor Speedway Collection Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
Topics: californialightandsound, Automobile racing, Racetracks (automobile racing), Ontario (Calif.)
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Ontario City Library
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Series Title : Model Colony oral history collection Description : Jesner Shollander:born 1890 in Iowa;came to Chino as a baby in 1891;Swedish colony in Chino;early Chino Schools;worked in Sugar factory with father;teacher in Chino High School in machine shop;had a 20 acre walnut groves;works at fairgrounds in Chino now. Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette